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Welcome to Orleans ...
The location of Orleans has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Orleans has a population of 371 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Orleans.
Orleans is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Orleans lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Orleans lies within the (308) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orleans had an population of 371 people. This is a decrease of 3.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Orleans had a population of 386 people (or 11.28% of the total population of Harlan County). This makes Orleans the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Orleans represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 386 people, the population of Orleans decreased 9.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 425 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Orleans.
Communities Also Named Orleans ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Orleans - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orleans.
Communities near Orleans ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Orleans.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Orleans. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Orleans.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Orleans. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Orleans.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orleans. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Orleans.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orleans ...
Looking for more information about Orleans? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Orleans, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Orleans.
Adding Orleans to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Orleans in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Orleans was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Orleans on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Nebraska (1912).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Orleans on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022